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The Psychic Syndrome: How the Data Science Community Forgot About the Data
When scrolling through social media in March of this year, I could not help but notice the overwhelming amount of data science projects on COVID-19. At some point, it seemed like all LinkedIn or Twitter consisted of were forecasts of how the pandemic might play out... Read more
Why Personal COVID-19 Vaccination Data Should Remain Private
Earlier this month, it was reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) instructed states to sign data use agreements that commit them for the first time to sharing personal information—names, birth dates, ethnicities, and addresses—in existing registries with the federal government. This comes... Read more
The A – Z of Supervised Learning, Use Cases, and Disadvantages
Analyzing and classifying data is often tedious work for many data scientists when there are massive amounts of data. It even consumes most of their time and decreases their efficiency. Data scientists need to be smart, use cutting edge technologies, take calculated risks, and find out... Read more
Can You Have a Degree-less Career in Data Science?
Data science is a versatile field that covers a range of professions like data analyst and IT specialist. As these jobs grow with the ever-changing tech world, you may be facing the obstacle of deciding if you need a degree for your career in data science.... Read more
5 Tips to Improve Lead Generation Using AI-Powered Social Media Data Analytics
The effect of AI in the marketing world has been nothing but revolutionary over the past few years. Research by Harvard Business Review reveals that AI has led to a 50% increase in the number of leads and up to 60% cost reduction for businesses meaning... Read more
Need More Efficient ETL? Learn More with the Virtual HPCC Systems Community Day Data Lake Track, October 5th
In this year’s annual Community Day Event, HPCC Systems has opened their virtual event free to all technologists, including those new to HPCC Systems.  HPCC Systems is a completely free, open-source platform that handles data from ingestion and enrichment to content delivery. Our comprehensive, dedicated data... Read more
An MBA’s Guide to Breaking Into Data Science
More MBAs are interested in data science and analytics than ever before. To stay relevant, MBA programs are rapidly expanding their curriculums. However, recruiting for an analytics role with a business background can be tricky. As a recent graduate, I had difficulty contacting hiring managers and... Read more
WhiteNoise is the newly available Differential Privacy System by OpenDP.  The intent of Differential Privacy is to preserve the security of personally identifiable information & prevent against database reconstruction attacks.  The methods provided by the WhiteNoise system are part of a toolkit that enables researchers to... Read more
Data-Driven Interviewing: Hiring a Data Scientist
In its eight years of working with hiring teams, Insight has seen its Fellows go through thousands of interviews. In this article, we share the data-driven advice gained from our unique vantage point on hiring data scientists. Whether you’d like to get started interviewing, overhaul your... Read more
How Data Science is Transforming Financial Systems
Data science has continued to develop at a rapid and given birth to a whole new age of machine learning. Financial tasks have started to see their roles reprised within the business world as more companies move forward with this innovative technology. Businesses are reshaping their... Read more